Entertainment Weekly

Subscribe

Stay Connected

Subscribe

Advertise With Us

Learn More

Skip to content

Article

Remembering Denny

Posted on

Remembering Denny

type:
Book
Current Status:
In Season
author:
Calvin Trillin
publisher:
Farrar, Straus & Giroux
genre:
Biography

We gave it a B

Calvin Trillin’s slender but heartfelt investigation into the life and suicide of a promising Yale classmate is both elegy and examination, a loving testimonial edged in guilty ignorance. Beyond that, Remembering Denny is a droll essay on education, social class, and career in the unreal era of the great American dream. B